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From Ivan Zhakov <>
Subject Re: 2.2 and 2.4 and 2.6/3.0
Date Wed, 27 May 2015 15:16:45 GMT
On 27 May 2015 at 17:42, Jeff Trawick <> wrote:
> On Wed, May 27, 2015 at 8:54 AM, Jim Jagielski <> wrote:
>> Anyone else think it's time to EOL 2.2 and focus
>> on 2.4 and the next gen? My thoughts are that http/2
>> and mod_h2 will drive the trunk design efforts and so
>> it would be nice to focus energy on 2.4 and later...
> People here focus their energy on whatever they want.  It takes a small
> number of people to keep a stable branch going (technically 3, but in
> practice a slightly higher number).  Instead of the group choosing EOL or
> only-security-fixes-of-some-minimal-severity or something else for a stable
> branch based on what many people think is interesting to them for whatever
> reason, I think that the project should limit its concern to ensuring that
> the community understands the state of the branch and that it is EOL-ed when
> a sufficient number of people don't care.
> What we need to know for the 2.2.x branch is basically this:
> Developers (committers or not):
[Y ] I am willing to help resolve security issues in the 2.2.x branch.
[Y ] I am willing to help address non-security issues in the 2.2.x branch.

I'm not Apache HTTP Server committer, but I'm Subversion committer so
I'm familiar with httpd code.

Ivan Zhakov

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